Thursday, February 27, 2020

South Korea Adds Another 256 COVID-19 Cases (n=2022)


South Korea's CDC has released the overnight COVID-19 numbers in their 0900hrs KST update, adding 256 newly confirmed cases, bringing that country's total to 2022 cases and 13 deaths.

This remarkable run-up in cases began 10 days ago, at a time when South Korea had detected only 31 cases in the previous month.  Since then we've seen more than a 60-fold increase, with more than half of those cases linked to the Shincheon Daegu Church.
Other clusters are reportedly linked to several hospitals and long-term care facilities. 
The summary chart from the latest update follows: